TERN PRESS. BEST, Thomas. PARRY, Nicholas. ~ A Concise Treatise on the Art of Angling.
9 coloured and 8 (on 6 pages) black and white etchings by Nicholas Parry. No. 17 of 175 copies, signed by Nicholas and Mary Parry. Set in Caslon type by Bill Hughes and printed on Arches paper. Pp. 76. 8vo., original quarter grey-green cloth over green and beige decorated paper covered boards, printed title labels to upper cover and spine. A very good copy.
A fine press reprint of Best’s excellent angling book published first in 1787 by Thomas Best, ‘late of his Majesty’s Drawing Room in the Tower’.